Mr Fred Xikun Cao is a criminal defence lawyer with significant experience representing clients at all levels of the justice system.
Fred was responsible for the criminal law division of a large city-based law firm before joining our criminal defence team.
He is a knowledgeable, passionate and highly-respected criminal defence lawyer with an exceptional track record of defending a wide range of matters, from traffic cases such as drink and drug driving, licence appeals and driving whilst suspended or disqualified, to complex financial fraud, commercial drug importation, manufacture and supply, and serious assault and sexual assault trials.
Fred is a compassionate and dedicated lawyer who ensures his clients are kept informed throughout the court process, and his formidable courtroom skills have earned him respect both inside and outside the courtroom.
Fred’s Australian upbringing and Chinese heritage enables him to have a unique perspective into difficulties faced by different communities within Australia. He is well respected within the Chinese community and has perfect fluency in Mandarin Chinese.
He has a proven ability to to formulate and implement defence strategies that result in cases being withdrawn at an early stage or, in the event that they proceed to defended hearings or jury trials, result in not guilty verdicts.
Fred is an integral member of Sydney’s best criminal defence team.